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Colleges in Georgia that have closed, merged, or changed their names

College Name: Albany Junior College
City: Albany
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Renamed Darton College, a two-year unit of University System of Georgia
Source: www.usg.edu/inst/
 
College Name: Albany Junior College
City: Albany
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Renamed Darton College, a two-year unit of University System of Georgia
Source: www.usg.edu/inst/
 
College Name: Americus Female College
City: Americus
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Andrew College
City: Cuthbert
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1854
End Date:  
Affiliation: Methodist
Other Information:  
Source: Burke, Colin B. American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
 
College Name: Appalachian Technical College
City: Jasper & Woodstock
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1967
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Opened as Pickens Area Vocational-Technical School with 22 staff members; after becoming a unit of the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education in 1988, the school name was changed to Pickens Technical Institute; on July 1, 1999 the name was changed to Appalachian Technical Institute and then to Appalachian Technical College; in January 2005, the college opened a Woodstock campus; merged with Chattahoochee and North Methro Technical Colleges on July 1, 2009 as new Chattachoochee Technical College
Source: http://www.chattahoocheetech.edu/
 
College Name: Armstrong Junior College
City: Savannah
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1935
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Name changed to Armstrong College in 1940's, to Armstrong State College in 1959, and to Armstrong Atlantic State University in 1996
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Atlanta Baptist College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1897
End Date:  
Affiliation: American Baptist Home Mission Society
Other Information: Begun as The Augusta Institute, Augusta, Georgia, ; moved to Atlanta and changed name to Atlanta Baptist Seminary 1879; granted first college degree 1883; changed name to Atlanta Baptist College 1897; changed name to Morehouse College 1913; separated from American Baptist Home Mission Society 1935; Presidents: Joseph T. Robert (1871-1884), David F. Estes (acting 1884-1885), Samuel Graves (1885-1890), George Sale (1890-1906), John Hope ([first African-American president] 1906-1930), Samuel H. Archer (acting 1930-1931; president 1931-1937), Charles D. Hubert (acting 1937-1940), Benjamin E. Mays (1940-1967), Hugh M. Gloster (1967-1987), Leroy Keith, Jr. (1987-1995), Walter Massey (1995-present); 
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Atlanta Baptist College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1968
End Date: 1972
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Merged with Mercer University
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Atlanta Christian College
City: East Point
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1937
End Date:  
Affiliation: Christian Church; Churches of Christ
Other Information: Name change to Point University in July 2011; relocation of administrative offices and classrooms to West Point, GA for Fall 2011
Source: http://www.acc.edu/s/310/index-nonmt.aspx?sid=310&gid=1&pgid=935
 
College Name: Atlanta Junior College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1974
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Name change to Atlanta Metropolitan College in 1988
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlanta_Metropolitan_College
 
College Name: Atlanta Medical College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1854
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: In 1898 joined with Southern Medical College to form Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons; 15 years later merged with Atlanta School of Medicine under the name of Atlanta Medical College; in 1915 became Emory University School of Medicine
Source: http://www.whsc.emory.edu/historical_timeline.cfm
 
College Name: Atlanta School of Medicine
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1905
End Date: 1913
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Merged with Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons under name of Atlanta Medical College
Source: http://www.whsc.emory.edu/historical_timeline.cfm
 
College Name: Atlanta Southern Dental College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Merged with Emory University in 1944
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Atlanta University
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1865
End Date:  
Affiliation: American Missionary Association
Other Information: Merged with Clark College in 1988 to form Clark Atlanta University
Source: http://www.cau.edu/gen_info/gen_info_his.html
 
College Name: Augusta Technical College
City: Augusta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1964
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Augusta Area Vocational-Technical School; became a part of the State Board of Technical and Adult Education as Augusta Technical Institute in 1987; name changed to Augusta Technical College in 2000
Source: http://www.augustatech.edu/geninfo/timeline.shtml
 
College Name: Baptist College
City: Madison
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Baptist University of America
City: Decatur
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date: 1987
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: Beacon College
City: Columbus
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1992
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Initially operated as Beacon Theological Seminary following acquisition of library and certain other assets of Florida Beacon Bible College and the campus of Phillips Business College in Columbus, GA; in 1997 became Beacon College; in 2001, became Beacon College and Graduate School; in 2004 name change to Beacon University; announced in 2008 that undergraduate programs would be discontinued and name change to Beacon Seminary
Source: www.beacon.edu
 
College Name: Bethel Female College
City: Cuthbert
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1852
End Date: 1875
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Chartered in 1851 as Baptist Female College of Southwestern Georgia; sometimes called Cuthbert Female College; closed 1863-1865, 1868-1871; property turned over to the state, 1880s 
Source: www.founders.org/FJ19/article3.html; http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Birdwood Junior College
City: Thomasville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1954
End Date:  
Affiliation: Progressive Primitive Baptists
Other Information: Became Thomas County Community College 1976, gradually severed ties with Progressive Primitive Baptists, now named Thomas College, a four-year private institution 
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm, Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Bowdon College
City: Bowdon
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date: 1933
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Predecessor to State University of West Georgia
Source: www.westga.edu
 
College Name: Brenau College
City: Gainesville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1878
End Date:  
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Founded as Georgia Baptist Female Seminary; name changed to Brenau College in 1900 and to Brenau University in 1992
Source: www.brenau.edu
 
College Name: Brunswick College
City: Brunswick
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1961
End Date:  
Affiliation: Public
Other Information: Name changed to Coastal Georgia Community College in 1996; transitioned to baccalaureate status and changed name to College of Coastal Georgia in 2008
Source: http://www.ccga.edu/home2.html
 
College Name: Butler Female College and Male Institute
City: Butler
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1872
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Organized as Johnston Institute; in 1875 chartered as Butler Female College and Male Institute; original building burned in 1882 and was rebuilt; 
Source: Jones, Charles E. Education in Georgia. Washington, DC: Gov't Printing Office, 1889. Also available through Google Books.
 
College Name: Central City College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1899
End Date:  
Affiliation: Missionary Baptist Convention of Georgia
Other Information: Property purchased 1890; changed name to Georgia Baptist College in 1938; Presidents: William E. Holmes (1899-1924), James H. Gadson (1925-1936), H. R. Harris (acting 1936-?), William Henry Harris (elected 1937, never served), Clarence J. Gresham (1940-1946), Frederick D. Graves (1946-1949), Peter Griffin Crawford (1949-1951), Alvin J. Hill (1951-?); Maximum Known Growth: 365 students (1902), 8 faculty members (1941),
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Chattahoochee Technical College
City: Marietta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Established in 1961 under the name of Marietta-Cobb.Area Vocational Technical School; on July 1, 1987, the name of Marietta-Cobb Area Vocational Technical School was officially, changed to Chattahoochee Technical Institute, and to Chattahoochee Technical College in July, 2000
Source: www.chattcollege.com
 
College Name: Cherokee Baptist College
City: Cassville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1856
End Date: 1861
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information:  
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Cherokee Baptist Female College
City: Rome
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1873
End Date:  
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Renamed Shorter Female College in 1876, name changed to Shorter College in 1923; now, Shorter University
Source: Hunt and Carper, eds. Religious Higher Education in the United States. 1996. http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/ educational_institutions.htm, Songe, Alice H. American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
 
College Name: Christ College
City: Montpelier
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1840's
End Date: 1840's
Affiliation: Episcopal
Other Information:  
Source: Burke, Colin B. American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
 
College Name: Clark College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1869
End Date:  
Affiliation: Methodist Episcopal
Other Information: Merged with Atlanta University in 1988 to form Clark Atlanta University
Source: http://www.cau.edu/gen_info/gen_info_his.html
 
College Name: Classical Manual Labor College
City: Covington
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1835
End Date:  
Affiliation: Methodist
Other Information:  
Source: Burke, Colin B. American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
 
College Name: College of American Medicine and Surgery
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: College of the Sacred Heart
City: Augusta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1900
End Date: 1917
Affiliation: Jesuit
Other Information:  
Source: Patterson, Homer L. Patterson's College and School Directory. Chicago: American Educational Company, 1908.
 
College Name: College Temple
City: Newnan
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1852
End Date: 1857
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Burke, Colin B. American Collegiate Populations. 1982.
 
College Name: Coosa Valley Technical College
City: Rome
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1962
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Coosa Valley Vocational Technical School; name chaged in 1987 to Coosa Valley Technical Institute; branch campuses added in Calhoun, Gordon County and in Polk County; name change to Coosa Valley Technical College in 2000; merged with Northwestern Technical College in 2009 to become Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Source: http://www.gntc.edu/
 
College Name: Cox College
City: LaGrange
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1890's
End Date: 1934
Affiliation:  
Other Information: See entry for Southern Female College
Source: http://www.hcpna.org/history2.htm, www.trouparchives.org/man/ms002.htm
 
College Name: Crandell College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: Culloden College
City: Culloden
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded by John Darbi, later professor at Auburn College, AL and president of Wesleyan University, KY
Source: www.famousamericans.net/johndarbi/
 
College Name: Dalton Junior College
City: Dalton
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Chartered by the Board of Regents as the 24th unit of the University System of Georgia; name change to Dalton College in 1987 and to Dalton State College in 1998
Source: http://www.daltonstate.edu/about/history.htm
 
College Name: DeKalb College
City: Clarkston
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1964
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Name change to Georgia Perimeter College after 1997
Source: http://www.gpc.edu/
 
College Name: Elizabeth Mather College of Liberal, Fine and Practical Arts
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
 
College Name: Emanuel County Junior College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1973
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Name change to East Georgia College in 1988
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_Georgia_College
 
College Name: Emory Junior College
City: Valdosta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1928
End Date: 1953
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Operated by Emory University; facilities became part of Valdosta State University
Source: http://emoryhistory.emory.edu/enigmas/valdosta.htm
 
College Name: Flint River Technical College
City: Thomaston
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Upson County Area Vocational-Technical School; name change to Upson Technical Institute in 1988 and to Flint River Technical Institute in 1989; name change to Flint River Technical College in July 2000; combined with Griffin Technical College to become Southern Crescent Technical College in July 2010
Source: http://www.sctech.edu/about/history.php
 
College Name: Floyd Junior College
City: Rome
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1970
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Opened new campus in Cartersville, GA in 2005 and changed name to Georgia Highlands College
Source: www.highlands.edu
 
College Name: Freddie Shipp College
City: Cordele
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1893
End Date: 1894
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Furlow Masonic Female College
City: Americus
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1859
End Date: 1879
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Rev. Creed Fulton, president, established by Americus Lodge #13, F. & A.M., with $1,000 contributions from Timothy M. Furlow, Allen S. Cutts and Willis A. Hawkins (site of Furlow Grammar at College and Jackson), Sara Pickett and Mattie Scott, first graduates
Source: http://www.sumtercountyhistory.com/history/1540_1914.htm, Steiger's Educational Directory, 1878
 
College Name: Georgia Baptist College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date: 1956
Affiliation:  
Other Information: See entry for Central City College
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1901
End Date: 2001
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Founded as Tabernacle Infirmary and Training School for Christian Nurses; changed name to Georgia Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1912; changed name to Georgia Baptist College of Nursing 1988; merged with Mercer University 2001.
Source: March 23, 2001 Chronicle of Higher Education, http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Georgia College of Eclectic Medicine and Surgery
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Haller, John S. Kindly Medicine: Physio-medicalism in America, 1836-1911, 1997.
 
College Name: Georgia Female College
City: Madison
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1849
End Date: 1884
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Chartered as Madison Collegiate Institute; changed name to Georgia Female College in 1850
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Georgia Female College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1836
End Date:  
Affiliation: Methodist
Other Information: Became Wesleyan Female College in 1843 and Wesleyan College after 1919
Source: Songe, Alice H. American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
 
College Name: Georgia Masonic Female College
City: Covington
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Georgia Normal & Agricultural College
City: Albany
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1903
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded as Alabama Bible & Manual Training Institute; name changed to Georgia Normal & Agricultural College in 1917, then to Albany State College in 1943 and to Albany State University in 1966
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth
City: Savannah
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1890
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Became Georgia State College in 1931, Savannah State College in 1950, and Savanah State University after 1996
Source: Songe, Alice H. American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
 
College Name: Georgia State Agricultural College
City: Madison
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.usg.edu/inst/, http://www.usg.edu/pubs/bor70th/BOR70.pdf
 
College Name: Griffin Female College
City: Griffin
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1830
End Date: 1888
Affiliation: Flint River Baptist Association 
Other Information: Started as Griffin Collegiate Seminary
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Griffin Technical College
City: Griffin
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as the Griffin-Spalding County Area Vocational Technical School; name change to Griffin Technical Institute in 1987 and to Griffin Technical College in July 2000; combined with Flint River Technical College to become Southern Crescent Technical College in July 2010
Source: http://www.sctech.edu/about/history.php
 
College Name: Herzig College - Atlanta
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1979
End Date:  
Affiliation: Proprietary
Other Information: Acquired Massey Business College; name change to Herzig University in March 2009
Source: http://www.herzing.edu/about_herzing/
 
College Name: Hightower College
City: Cumming
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1893
End Date: 1908
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Founded as Hightower College; changed name to Hightower Institute in 1894; sometimes called Hightower Baptist Institute or Hightower Baptist College
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Houston Female College
City: Perry
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1853
End Date: 1896
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Founded as Perry Baptist Female Seminary; changed name to Houston Female College in 1854 
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: J. S. Green College
City: Demerest
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1897
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded as J. and S. Green Collegiate Institute, name changed in 1899 to J.S. Green College; initially looked to Methodist Churches for support, but after 1901 received support from American Missionary Board of the Congregational Church; adopted name of Piedmont College in 1903
Source: Songe, Alice H. American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978. www.piedmont.edu
 
College Name: Jefferson Business College
City:  
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: www.gnpec.org
 
College Name: Joe Brown College
City: Dalton
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: 1880's
Source: http://www.daltonstate.edu/about/history.htm
 
College Name: Kerr Business College
City: Augusta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1981
End Date: 2009
Affiliation: Proprietary
Other Information: Began at 2623 Washington Road on May 1, 1983; 2528 Center West Parkway after 1996; name change to Savannah River College in 2005
Source: http://www.wrdw.com/schools/headlines/49535292.html
 
College Name: Lamar College
City: Clarkson
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1912
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Cummins, D. Duane. The Disciples Colleges: A History. 1987.
 
College Name: Lanier University
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1917
End Date: 1922
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded by Charles Lewis Fowler, president, under self-perpetuating Baptist board of trustees; 176 students (1917-1918); 16 graduates (1918); 35 faculty members 1919; occupied temporary quarters at 615 Peachtree Street in 1917; occupied permanent building at University Drive and Spring Valley Lane in 1919; Ku Klux Klan assumed ownership with William J. Simons, president 1921; fewer than 25 student (1922); 9 faculty members (1922); $53,000 total assets (1922); declared bankruptcy and EX 1922; building now occupied by Congregation Shearith Israel
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: LeVert College
City: Talbotton
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1858
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Macon Junior College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1968
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Name change to Macon College in 1987 and to Macon State College in 1996
Source: http://www.maconstate.edu/about/history.aspx
 
College Name: Macon Technical Institute
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1966
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Macon-Area Vocational Technical School; name changed to Macon Technical Institute in 1987; name changed to Central Georgia Technical College in 2000
Source: http://www.centralgatech.edu/general/history.html
 
College Name: Marist College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1901
End Date: 1912
Affiliation: Society of Mary
Other Information: Continues as a high school today; only conferred one college degree before closing of college department
Source: www.archatl.com/
 
College Name: Marshall College
City: Griffin
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1853
End Date: 1866
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Massey College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1949
End Date:  
Affiliation: Proprietary
Other Information: Founded by Harry Edward Porter through a franchise arrangement with Massey Business College of Jacksonville, FL. In 1964 became Massey Junior College and had a peak enrollment of 1,100 students. Financial difficulties led to acquisition by Royston Services, Inc. in 1971 (later Education Management Corp.) and name change to the Art Institute of Atlanta in 1975; Massey Business College acquired by Herzig College in 1979
Source: http://www.artinstitutes.edu/
 
College Name: Meadows College of Business
City:  
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: www.gnpec.org
 
College Name: Methodist College
City: Madison
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Monroe College
City: Forsyth
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: See entry for Tift College
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10 Blandon. The History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909.
 
College Name: Moore's Southern Business University
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1858
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Steiger's Educational Directory, 1878.
 
College Name: Mount Enon College
City: Mount Enon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1807
End Date: 1811
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: New Ebenezer College
City: Cochran
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1887
End Date: 1902
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Norman College
City: Norman Park
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1900
End Date: 1971
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded as Norman Institute; changed name to Norman Junior College in 1928; changed name to Norman College in 1931
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: North Georgia Baptist College
City: Morganton
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1900
End Date: 1925
Affiliation: Baptist
Other Information: Changed name to Morganton Institute in 1920
Source: http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: North Metro Technical College
City: Acworth
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1988
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as North Metro Technical Institute by Bartow County Board of Education; in September 2000, the school was officially renamed North Metro Technical College after the passage by the State of Georgia Legislature of HB1187 and approval by the State Board of Technical and Adult Education; merged with Chattahoochee and Appalachian Technical Colleges on July 1, 2009 as new Chattachoochee Technical College
Source: http://www.chattahoocheetech.edu/
 
College Name: Northwestern Technical College
City: Rock Spring
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1966
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Walker County Area Vocational-Technical School; merged with Coosa Valley Technical College to form Georgia Northwestern Technical College in July 2009
Source: http://www.gntc.edu/
 
College Name: Oglethorpe Medical College
City: Savannah
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: People's National University
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
 
College Name: Phillips College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: www.ed-oha.org/cases/1991-96-sa.html
 
College Name: Pio Nono College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1887
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: Reformed Medical College of Georgia
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1845
End Date: 1916
Affiliation:  
Other Information: See entry for Southern Botanico-Medical College; suspended operations in 1861 and re-opened in 1867; changed name in 1874 to American College of Medicine; merged with Georgia Eclectic College in 1881 until closure in 1916
Source: Haller, John. Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America 1836-1911. 1997.
 
College Name: Reinhardt College
City: Waleska
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1884
End Date:  
Affiliation: United Methodist
Other Information: Founded as Reinhardt Academy; Rev. James T. Linn served as first president; accredited as a two-year college in 1953; awarded first bachelor's degree in 1994; name change to Reinhardt University effective June 1, 2010
Source: http://www.reinhardt.edu/
 
College Name: Savannah Medical College
City: Savannah
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1855
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: Savannah Technical College
City: Savannah
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1929
End Date:  
Affiliation: Public
Other Information: Founded as the Opportunity School; later, combined with the Harris Area Trade School to become the Savannah Area Vocational-Technical School in 1959; name changed to Savannah Technical Institute in 1990;
Source: http://www.savannahtech.edu/cwo/About_STC/History
 
College Name: South Georgia College
City: Douglas
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1906
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as the Eleventh District Agricultural and Mechanical School; became the state’s first state supported two-year college in 1927; in 1932 joined 25 other institutions to become original members of the University System of Georgia under the governance of the Board of Regents; name change to South Georgia College in 1936;
Source: http://www.sgc.edu/discover/history_of_the_college.html
 
College Name: South Georgia Male and Female College
City: Dawson
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
 
College Name: South Georgia State Normal College
City: Valdosta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1906
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Became Georgia State Womans College in 1922 and Valdosta State College in 1950
Source: Songe, Alice H. American Universities and Colleges: A Dictionary of Name Changes. 1978.
 
College Name: South Georgia Teachers College
City: Statesboro
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1906
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as First District Agricultural & Mechanical High School; name changed to Georgia Normal School in 1924; to South Georgia Teachers College in 1929; to Georgia Teachers College in 1939; to Georgia Southern College in 1959; to Georgia Southern University in 1990
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Southeastern Christian College
City: Auburn
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1915
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: Cummins, D. Duane. The Disciples Colleges: A History. 1987.
 
College Name: Southeastern Nazarene College
City: Donaldsville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1912
End Date: 1918
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Founded by T.J. Shingler; merged with Trevecca Nazarene College, TN in 1919
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003. http://www.trevecca.edu/
 
College Name: Southern Botanico-Medical College
City: Forsyth
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1839
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Moved to Macon, GA in 1845 where it opened as the Reformed Medical College of Georgia
Source: Blackmar, Frank W. "The History of Federal and State Aid to Higher Education in the United States," in Herbert B. Adams, ed. Contributions to American Educational History. 1890. Haller, John. Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America 1836-1911. 1997.
 
College Name: Southern Catholic College
City: Dawsonville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 2000
End Date: 2010
Affiliation: Catholic
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.ncregister.com/site/print_article/22081/
 
College Name: Southern College of Pharmacy
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Merged with Mercer University in 1959
Source: http://swilley.mercer.edu/SSOPHIST/default.htm
 
College Name: Southern Female College
City: LaGrange
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1842
End Date: 1934
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Begun as LaGrange Female Seminary; changed name to LaGrange Collegiate Seminary for Young Ladies 1850; changed name to Southern and Western Female College 1852; changed name to Southern Female College 1854; sometimes called Western Georgia Female College; informally called Cox College by the 1890s; moved to Manchester, later College Park 1895; sometimes called Cox College and Conservatory by 1913; closed 1923-1933; reopened 1933; part of college moved to East Point, Georgia in 1890's
Source: www.trouparchives.org/educatn.html, Blandin. History of Higher Education of Women in the South. 1909. http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm
 
College Name: Southern Masonic College
City: Covington
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/gahistmarkers/oxfordhistmarker.htm
 
College Name: Southern Medical College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1878
End Date: 1898
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Merged with Atlanta Medical College to form Atlanta College of Physicians and Surgeons
Source: http://www.whsc.emory.edu/historical_timeline.cfm
 
College Name: St. Stanislaus College
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation: Jesuit
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: State Teachers & Agricultural College
City: Forsyth
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1902
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: The Fort Valley High and Industrial School, chartered in 1895, and the State Teachers and Agricultural College of Forsyth were consolidated in 1939 to form Fort Valley State College. It became Fort Valley State University in June 1996.
Source: http://www.fvsu.edu/about/history
 
College Name: Swainsboro Technical College
City: Swainsboro
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1963
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Swainsboro Area Vocational Technical School ; converted to state governance in 1987 and changed name to Swainsboro Technical Institute; changed name in 2000 to Swainsboro Technical College; merged with Southeastern Technical College in July 2009
Source: http://www.southwestgatech.edu/
 
College Name: Synodical College for Women
City: Griffin
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation: Presbyterian
Other Information: Was located on four acres where Taylor Street Middle School stood
Source: http://www.presbychurchgriffin.org/History.htm
 
College Name: Third District Agricultural & Mechanical College
City: Americus
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1906
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Founded as Third District Agricultural & Mechanical School; name changed to Third District Agricultural & Mechanical College in 1926; to Georgia Southwestern College in 1932 and to Georgia Southwestern State University in 1996
Source: Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Thornbury College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10
 
College Name: Tift College
City: Forsyth
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1847
End Date: 1986
Affiliation: Georgia Baptist Convention
Other Information: Founded as a private liberal arts institution for women as Forsyth Female Collegiate Institute; changed name to Monroe Female [or Feminine] University in 1857; changed name to Monroe Female College in 1874; changed name to Bessie Tift College 1907; changed name to Tift College 1956; merged with Mercer University in 1986 and campus was closed; used to house some athletes for 1996 Atlanta Olympics; Ebon Academy, 1995-1997; proposal in GA legislature to use for headquarters of GA Department of Corrections beginning in 2009
Source: www.cviog.uga.edu/Projects/gainfo/gahistmarkers/tiftcollegehistmarker.htm, http://tarver.mercer.edu/archives/sc.php/Holdings/educational_institutions.htm, "Perdue has plan for former Tift College campus," Macon, GA Telegraph, January 10, 2006.
 
College Name: Watterson College
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date: 1990
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source:  
 
College Name: West Central Technical College
City: Waco
State: Georgia
Start Date:  
End Date:  
Affiliation: State Supported
Other Information: Merged with West Georgia Technical College in 2009
Source: http://www.westgatech.edu/
 
College Name: Woman's College of Georgia
City: Milledgeville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1889
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information: Chartered as Georgia Normal and Industrial College; in 1922 became Georgia State College for Women; change to Woman's College of Georgia in 1961; became co-ed in 1967 and changed name to Georgia College; became Georgia College and State University after 1996
Source: http://www.gcsu.edu/about/history.html, Brenner, Morgan G. The Encyclopedia of College & University Name Histories. 2003.
 
College Name: Young's College
City: Thomasville
State: Georgia
Start Date: 1868
End Date:  
Affiliation:  
Other Information:  
Source: http://www.crl.edu/content.asp?l1=5&l2=22&l3=39&top=10 Jones, Charles E. Education in Georgia. Washington, DC: Gov't Printing Office, 1889. Also available through Google Books.